Subject: Re: WOL on a Dell PowerEdge 2650
To: Chris Ross <>
From: Andrew Doran <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/14/2007 11:38:18
On Wed, Jun 13, 2007 at 12:15:30PM -0400, Chris Ross wrote:

>   I have a Dell PowerEdge 2650, and I want to be able to power it on, 
> since I power it off most of the time.  I need to go through the BIOS, 
> still, but I thought I had left that feature enabled.  I compiled up 
> pkgsrc/net/wol, and sent the magic packet with the right MAC in it, to a 
> variety of different addresses.  No luck.

Does this system have IPMI? It can be a pain to set up, but once it's
enabled you can use ipmitool to control the power.